Texts to teen send teacher’s aide to prison; man drowns in Ashtabula County: Overnight News Links

August 21, 2018

Texts to teen send teacher’s aide to prison; man drowns in Ashtabula County: Overnight News Links

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Texts to teen girl send teacher’s aide to prison (WJW Channel 8)

Man drowns at Geneva-on-the-Lake park (Ashtabula Star Beacon)

Neighbors say man threatens to burn down Akron house; next day it goes up in flames and house next door explodes the following day (Akron Beacon Journal)


Man snorted heroin before killing woman riding electric scooter in downtown Cleveland, police say (cleveland.com)

Man indicted for aggravated vehicular homicide in death of Mentor cop (cleveland.com)

5 faith leaders arrested outside CoreCivic prison in Youngstown (cleveland.com)

Cleveland’s Steelyard Commons Steak n’ Shake server jumped on car as customer sped off without paying (cleveland.com)

Akron man charged in shooting death of his grandson (cleveland.com)

Men charged in violent North Olmsted crime spree also tied to Cleveland shooting (cleveland.com)

Four robbed at gunpoint on patio of Cleveland bar (cleveland.com)

Man high on PCP attacks several people in Cleveland’s Playhouse Square, police say (cleveland.com)

Cleveland Heights police searching for man who robbed Walgreens (cleveland.com)

Police: Man who stole cruiser not handcuffed when put in car (WEWS Channel 5)

Akron man wanted in July murder arrested in Canton (cleveland.com)

Ashland woman who went back to work after 4-year-old daughter was shot is sentenced to 6 months (WJW Channel 8)

Man shot while going to work in Wellington (Lorain Morning Journal)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

Cleveland State University bans leaving Bird electric scooters on campus (cleveland.com)

Zack Reed focus groups say they’re wary of police, but still want more community police presence (cleveland.com)

John Dean, compared to a ‘rat,’ talks about coming clean (cleveland.com)

Cleveland Clinic, Parker Hannifin create catheter to treat brain tumors (cleveland.com)

Wing-walking stuntwoman onboard: Her pilot husband at the controls in their daring act (cleveland.com)

Local news East

Eighty blighted homes being demolished in East Cleveland neighborhood (cleveland.com)

Dog found in Ashtabula County is worst case of abuse and neglect rescue group has ever seen (WJW Channel 8)

Ohio secretary of state candidates to appear at Beachwood voter forum Wednesday (cleveland.com)

Local news West

A tale of two cities: Avon mayor says no public outdoor gun ranges will be coming to the city; Avon Lake mayor has concerns (cleveland.com)

Lorain protest intensifies over the sale of the Confederate flag at the county fair (WEWS Channel 5)

Prayers from Maria sunflower field is blooming, and open for photos (cleveland.com)

Family finally meets good Samaritan who gave CPR to loved one (WEWS Channel 5)

Pennsylvania family escapes injury in South Amherst camper fire (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Akron / Canton area

Two measures that would allow voters to change the city’s primary election fail at Akron City Council special meeting (cleveland.com)

Summit County group distributes 60,000 disposal pouches for prescription drugs (cleveland.com) 

11-year-old boy from Gaza travels to Northeast Ohio for prosthetic leg (WJW Channel 8)

Medina woman’s homey project featured in decorating magazine (cleveland.com)


A look back on Donald Trump’s Ohio visits -- and the related controversies (cleveland.com)

Odds are sports gambling will not be legal in Ohio this year, says Senate president (cleveland.com)

Richard Cordray pumps up ‘Jeopardy!’ appearances to woo voters (cleveland.com)